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Compact Com*pact", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Compacted; p. pr. & vb. n. Compacting.] 1. To thrust, drive, or press closely together; to join firmly; to consolidate; to make close; -- as the parts which compose a body. Now the bright sun compacts the precious stone. --Blackstone. 2. To unite or connect firmly, as in a system. The whole body fitly joined together and compacted by that which every joint supplieth. --Eph. iv. 16., Compact Com"pact, n. [L. compactum, fr. compacisci, p. p. compactus, to make an agreement with; com- + pacisci to make an agreement. See Pact.] An agreement between parties; a covenant or contract. The law of nations depends on mutual compacts, treaties, leagues, etc. --Blackstone. Wedlock is described as the indissoluble compact. --Macaulay. The federal constitution has been styled a compact between the States by which it was ratified. --Wharton. Syn: See Covenant.

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- compact as used in politics may refer broadly to a pact or treaty ; in more specific cases it may refer to: the compact , the agreement
- in the mathematical discipline of general topology , compactness is a property that generalizes the notion of a subset of euclidean space
- a compact car (north america), or small family car in british acceptation, is a classification of cars that are larger than a subcompact
- a compact newspaper is a broadsheet -quality newspaper printed in a tabloid format, especially one in the united kingdom . the term is
- a tabloid is a newspaper with compact page size smaller than broadsheet , although there is no standard for the precise dimensions of the
- a compact fluorescent lamp (cfl), also called compact fluorescent light, energy-saving light, and compact fluorescent tube, is a
- in mathematics , a compact (topological, often understood) group is a topological group whose topology is compact . compact groups are a
- in functional analysis , a branch of mathematics , a compact operator is a linear operator l from a banach space x to another banach space
- compact suv is a class of small sport utility vehicle s that is larger than mini suvs but smaller than mid-size suvs with a length
- compact was a british television soap opera shown by the bbc from 1962 to 1965. the series was created by hazel adair and peter ling

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